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  • Study Shows Fewer Cars, Less Driving in U.S. Cities

     
    The irony is not lost on us here in the downtown-Chicago-based Cars.com Editorial Department that a sizable proportion of us do not actually own cars, and an even greater number don't regularly drive to work. We love cars. We're continually......
  • Ohio State ties school record with 22nd consecutive victory

    Ohio State ties school record with 22nd consecutive victory
    Ohio State crushed Illinois, 60-35, on Saturday to record its 22nd consecutive victory. It tied the school record for wins in a row -- and what a rush it was. Carlos Hyde ran for 246 yards while quarterback Braxton Miller added 184. Ohio State (10-0) ...
  • Hanmi Financial CEO Chong Guk 'C.G.' Kum charts course for growth

    Hanmi Financial CEO Chong Guk 'C.G.' Kum charts course for growth
    The gig: Chong Guk "C.G." Kum is president and chief executive of Hanmi Financial Corp., the oldest bank based in L.A.'s Koreatown. Nearly 10% of Hanmi's loans were delinquent in 2010. But the bank has cut that to 1%, raised capital and in June it hired...
  • New-Car Fuel Economy Average Up in October

     
    Following a dip in September in the average fuel economy of new vehicles sold in the U.S., the so-called window-sticker value rebounded in October. Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute ??? who calculate average...
  • Student angels earn their investing wings

    It takes steady nerves, risk taking and a willingness to cut through the hype when deciding that an unproven company has a product worth investing in. It also takes guts. Fifteen students in a business school class at the University of Missouri in...
  • Obama's financial aid reform comes with strings attached

    President Barack Obama wants to unleash the authority of the federal government on another troubled part of the business sector -- the business of higher education. In his recent State of the Union address, the president unveiled a series of proposals...
  • Right decision, wrong reason

    Let there be no cheers for Rob Portman. The Ohio senator is, pardon the tautology, a conservative Republican and last week, he did something conservative Republicans do not do. He came out for same-sex marriage. This is a man whose anti-gay bona fides...
  • News of the Weird: Sex Offender-ville

    News of the Weird: Sex Offender-ville
    “With its neatly cut lawns and luscious tropical vegetation,” wrote a BBC News reporter in July, Miracle Village, Fla., is an “idyllic rural community” of 200 residents — about half of whom are registered sex offenders,...
  • NBCU Legal Execs Join Litigation Firm With Focus on Profit Participation Disputes

    Two senior litigation attorneys at NBCUniversal have joined the litigation firm of Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman to launch an entertainment practice in Century City. John Berlinski, who was senior vice president and head of West Coast television...
  • Fuel Economy Falls Along With Gas Prices

     
    Following months of steady gains, the average fuel economy for 2013 light-duty vehicles sold in the U.S. dipped in September. Researchers at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute ??? who calculate average sales-weighted fuel economy...
  • Apodaca: Trying to get some dress sense

    Every year about this time, when the school session is still young, administrators, parents and students reengage in the age-old battle over what is and isn't appropriate clothing. On school campuses, dress codes are brandished like sacred documents,...
  • Teen apparel retailers suffer as consumers get stingier

    Teen apparel retailers suffer as consumers get stingier
    Teen apparel brands have been losing their shirts, and it's not a fashion choice. Against a backdrop of prolonged consumer stinginess, reinforced Friday by reports of a scant monthly increase in August retail sales, an anemic back-to-school...